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In a recent interview with TotalXbox, Assassin's Creed Unity creative director Alexandre Amancio stated that the title has been developed from the ground up for the franchise's first exclusive game of the current generation.

Amancio stated that Unity has been in development for four years; the first year consisted of the "development of technology and features." Many core gameplay systems have been reworked to optimize them for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

What do you guys think? Are you ready to take to the streets of Paris?

In a recent interview with Gamereactor, Sony president Shuhei Yoshida gave his thoughts about the developer's E3 presentation, specifically the Powers segment.

Yoshida stated that he had gotten a lot of positive feedback about Sony's E3 showing, but he realizes that the company spent way to much time talking about Powers. Sony spent a good five to ten minutes talking about their new PlayStation-exclusive TV show; that time was, according to Yoshida, "a mistake."

Hop inside for Yoshida's full quote and video of the interview.

In an interview with IGN, Splatoon co-director Tsubasa Sakaguchi and producer Hisashi Nogami shared a bit on the origins of the game, and how it ended up being what we saw at E3. The interview covers the development right from the very start, though it seems the core mechanics of the game were decided quite early. "[I]t actually started with a prototype that one programmer created by himself," Nogami says. That first prototype established that "there would be four-on-four [battles], and they were shooting ink around and trying to control territory and competing in that way." The inkling girls weren't always a part of the design, though. Ideas for the characters were pretty varied, even including "macho male characters." Probably best they didn't settle on those.

More after the jump.

Splatoon was one of Nintendo's surprise titles at E3; the game is a new intellectual property that brings Nintendo into the world of third-person multiplayer shooters. However, it was not always going to be a new IP.

According to game producer Hisashi Nogami and co-director Tsubasa Sakaguchi, the development team originally considered using existing Nintendo characters in the title; however, as the gameplay and mechanics progressed, the developers felt that none of Nintendo's previous characters would really fit the game thematically.

What do you guys think? Personally, I feel like the new characters are probably better for the game than trying to shoehorn in Nintendo characters. You guys can check out the developers' interview quotes and voice your own opinions after the jump!

Fans of Dead Space can rejoice! Well, maybe rejoicing is a bit premature. But for anyone who considered the Dead Space series to be finished, Electronic Arts' executive vice president had eased fears on the franchise's current status.

"Do I think that we will create a Dead Space game again? Yes..."

Find out the full quote after the jump!

At the end of an interview with Kotaku last week, Miyamoto requested that writer Stephen Totilo ask his readers about which games they would like Nintendo to make for Wii U; he also asked Totilo to give him a call if he gets any good answers.

So, Gamnesia readers, what games would you guys like Nintendo to make for Wii U (not including games that are currently in development). Personally, I'd have to vote for Metroid and a true 3D Mario platformer (akin to Mario 64, Galaxy, etc.). But what about you guys?

Head inside to let us know, and to look at Miyamoto's quote.

Nintendo is having a rather good time since the release of Mario Kart 8. They "won" E3 by many media accounts, and they are really looking forward to seeing what the June sales figures will be for the Wii U. However, having some positive momentum doesn't inherently mean Nintendo's current home console can become a success. Nintendo feels they are right on the cusp of getting there, saying that it will be very hard to keep resisting a Wii U purchase heading into 2015. Head inside.

One of the more exciting games we got out of Nintendo during E3 2014 was Splatoon, a 4-on-4 multiplayer experience with robust online support. It is Nintendo's take on online shooters as a brand new IP, and from the sounds of everyone on the show floor, it is a very entertaining experience. Of course, Titanfall recently released as an online only game, which was met with some push back from the gamer community. So the question is, will Splatoon also have a one player option? Head inside.

During Nintendo's Digital Event yesterday, Nintendo poked fun at its fans and the press during a Robot Chicken cartoon. An animated E3 press member screamed "Come on Reggie! Give us Mother 3!" The leader of Nintendo of America responded by blasting the guy with a Fire Flower. I, for one, thought it was hilarious, but some fans were frustrated by Nintendo's practical joke towards its fanbase, and rightfully so. However, the most interesting thing about this Mother joke is that the same character demanded a new Star Fox game later in the cartoon before Reggie blasted him with a laser. Yet, later that day, Nintendo unveiled a new Star Fox title for Wii U. Does that mean an announcement for Mother is incoming? Reggie Fils-Aime refuses to comment.

Kotaku: You guys did make a joke about Star Fox in the [Nintendo digital event] and then Miyamoto showed up with a Star Fox game...
Fils-Aime: Don't go there!
Kotaku: So...
Fils-Aime: Don't go there!
Kotaku: You did make a joke about it. [laughs]
Fils-Aime: Where are my glasses? My beam-blocking glasses. Because I'm going to go into beam mode here.

Could Earthbound be bound for a western release? Badumtsh. Reggie's answer seems to suggest something may be going on behind the scenes. Maybe nothing is. Who knows? Perhaps we're in for a reveal during Nintendo's 3DS event tonight at 6:00 PM PST.

A tweet from research analyst David Gibson, who attended the recent Nintendo investor's meeting, reported that Nintendo's current estimate of selling 3.6 million Wii Us by the end of this year is conservative at best, according to Nintendo president Satoru Iwata. Check out the tweet after the jump!